Two civilians killed in Jharkhand's Seraikela-Kharswan district; Naxalite militants suspected
Two persons, including a woman, were shot dead allegedly by Naxals in Marudanga village of adjoining Seraikela-Kharswan district in Jharkhand on Wednesday
Jamshedpur: Two persons, including a woman, were shot dead allegedly by Naxals in Marudanga village of adjoining Seraikela-Kharswan district in Jharkhand on Wednesday, a senior police officer said.
On being informed about the incident, a police team rushed to the spot and recovered the bodies, Sub-divisional police officer (Seraikela) Avinash Kumar said.
The Maoists also left hand-written posters accusing the victims of being police informers and collecting levy in their name, he said.
While the woman was a resident of that village, the identity of the male victim was yet to be ascertained, Kumar said.
A search operation has been launched to track down the ultras, he said.
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